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When nesting clip, how to make new sequence same resolution as clip instead of original sequence?

The scenario is this: I have a standard HD resolution sequence, which I drop a 4k clip into. Later I decide I want to use Warp Stabilizer on that clip in the sequence, but I get an error message ...
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Copying h.264 video from TS into MP4 changes frame rate and time

I have large MPEG-TS file that I am converting to MP4 using the below command. If I seek to the same time in the video in both the MP4 and the TS file, the MP4 will be a few frames behind the TS ...
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CUDA video card

I am new to After Effects. Just did my first real project - lots of fun. I am not that happy with my encoding output quality. Is it true that having a CUDA video card - i.e. rendering in hardware - ...
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Is WonderShare's video editor a viable alternative to Camtasia Studio?

I wanted to experiment with creating YouTube video's, but Windows Movie Maker or Apple iMovie just don't cut it. Camtasia Studio looks like something that much more suits my needs, but is a little too ...
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Why reencode MP4 to MOV for “easy post processing”?

On this page author reencodes MP4 from GoPro to MOV for "easy post processing". Why the processing becomes easier after that? The author also uses -sameq flag which is gone from ffmpeg without the ...
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Equipment & Software for video bridge (video link) event

I need to create a portable set up for events built around a video bridge. The performer is abroad; the audience & presenters are in-house. The performer needs to see the audience & presenters ...
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How to add gradient transparency mask in final cut pro x?

I want to add a gradient transparency mask so that the front layer will slowly transform into the layer below. Can anybody suggest something? I'm not talking about transition in time, but transition ...
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Edius can't open avi video created by Sony camera

I have a .avi video that is the output of a Sony camera, and tried to open it in Edius software, versions 5.50 and 6.8, but failed to open the video in both versions. I don't want to convert the video ...
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How to correct aspect ratio

I have a movie in AVI format from a toy helicopter that reports an corrupt or missing index but still plays in VLC very wide and short. When I click Video -> Aspect Ratio -> 4:3 the file plays as it ...
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Audio noise reduction: how does audacity compare to other options?

Audacity's noise reduction filter is pretty good. Before I use it, though, I want to know if I'm missing out on any fundamentally different approaches that may work better. I have some recordings of ...
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What lighting setup is recommended to achieve a purple atmosphere in an indoor hall

The video is taking place in a night. I want the beginning of the hall to be purple lighted and a fade to black, at the end of the hall. The Left photo, is the location when regular lights are on, ...
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I Finished My Film. How to Get It to Theatres?

We finally finished our amazing professional full-length film. Whew! Long work. The thing is everything was done by our team, as in no contracts with major companies, distributors, etc. Are there ...
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After Effects: Create an isometric/orthographic Camera

I know that its not possible to create an non-perspective camera in after effects. But I read about a way to fake the effect of an isometric camera in after effects. I just didn't find something ...
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how to blur a short scene in a video

I need a software which can blur a scene from a video file. I have thought about VirtualDub and Adobe Premiere but I am not sure if they provide the desired functionality. My requirement is to blur a ...
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1answer
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Remove audio from video annotation in ActivePresenter

I've been creating screencasts lately (cut with real footage) with ActivePresenter. ActivePresenter allows one to add "annotations" and they can be in various formats including both audio and video ...
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Detect GoPro camera model from MP4

I have raw video file named GP010661.MP4, which seems to be taken with GoPro. Is there a way to detect the exact GoPro camera model and mode used for this video? This is the the output of ExifTool: ...
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Is there any method to create an audio visualizer as seen in video below

So I've been looking for a certain effect to add to videos for my channel, and in doing so I can safely say that the internet is filled with useless and endless templates for simple audio ...
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Stream Screen from one machine and webcam from another

I want to start doing some Twitch.tv streaming, but don't have a webcam. I have a gaming PC desktop and an OSX laptop with eyesight webcam built in. I was wondering if it is possible to stream the ...
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How to set up a 3-screen video installation to sync correctly?

I need to set up a three-screen HD video installation with sound for a friend's art exhibition. The videos will likely be provided as separate video files, each with a different video but exactly the ...
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2answers
39 views

Bulk adding text to videos

I have around 300 music videos and i need to add the usual text (animation or whatever) to all of them. (Just like MTV for example, each video has this text on them lasting for first few seconds of ...
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1answer
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using -force_key_frames in ffmpeg with libx265

I'm trying encode a video stream using HEVC with ffmpeg and create a MPEG-TS file. I need to be able to insert IDR frames to certain locations in the stream. I came across the flag -force_key_frames ...
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Premier Elements “Time Slider” in Premier Pro

I have just upgraded from Premier Elements to Premier Pr CC. Premier Elements had a slider under the video playback area that allowed you to playback the video at different speeds or backwards. I ...
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What to make: a film, short film, series, web series?

I'm an independent indie film-maker with a strong ambition to advance onward, and I have no contracts whatsoever. Is it better for me to create a feature film, short film, series, or a web series? ...
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Creating menu for a video file (not for DVD)

I need to create a menu for a video, which will be written onto a disk not in a DVD format, but as a single file (f.e. mp4). The problem is that programs such as Adobe Encore are not able (as far as ...
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Is it possible to speed up footage by more than 4x in Sony Vegas Movie Studio?

I have set the clip playback speed to 4.000 (to run at 4x the orginial speed) as show below. This is as high as the software allows. I would like to go further, perhaps as much as 12x as fast. I ...
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Fair use of short clips from movie that I bought

I bought movie(s) from ITunes, and I would like to share short clips from the movies to my friends on Facebook/Line, and maybe publicly on Twitter. How do I know whether my short clips usage falls ...
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Any free or cheap soft for video composing [duplicate]

anyone knows if there is any video composing software cheap or free like, final cut pro, avid; to work in pair with after effect ?
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1answer
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Nested Sequence that plays fine alone shows up as entirely black in Master Sequence

I'm running Adobe Premiere Pro on a Mac, and after benching a project for a while and now coming back to it, some of the nested sequences will play just fine in their timeline, but show up as audio ...
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What studio production equipments do i need to setup a food kitchen studio [on hold]

My name is Emmanuel and i want to setup a food TV channel and i need to know the type of production equipment i need for this setup, from cameras,lighting,editing equipments etc thank you
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How to get FFMPEG output the same quality as Vimeo?

I like Vimeo, but I rather host a player and video myself. So I was wondering if someone knows how to get the closest result to Vimeo quality, but from FFMPEG? It seems that Vimeo uses 1280 pixels ...
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1answer
52 views

After Effects: Parent a Camera's position to a Null-Object with specific Off-Set

I am just struggling with a simple expression thing I guess. I have a camera looking at an Object in 3D Space. Actually The Object is at [0,0,0]. The Camera's position is at [29,-1637,-2248]. What I ...
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Adobe Media Encoder 2014.2 Part of audio missing in mp4 AAC rendered files - cache problem?

Using Encoder 2014.2 for mp4 file encoding in 4 different resolutions 2 different HW systems - Windows 8.1 64, Intel i7, SSD, Nvidia GTX 780x2 SLI Configured Watched Folders with 4 different presets ...
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29 views

Plugin for generating the entire audio waveform seekbar?

Is there any plugin or extension for After Effects for generating the entire audio waveform seekbar? I've heard about the audio spectrum visualizer plugins for After Effects, but I haven't heard ...
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22 views

A device or a method for comparing original and transferred video

I want to compare a video that is transfered through a Device and the original video by connecting them to a monitor or to a device that can measure everything for me and give us a full complete list ...
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530 views

Lossless screen-recording software

For a small project of mine I want to record short screen-casts which show features of my program. Currently, I'm using a small app on my Ubuntu box which creates directly animated gif output. The ...
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1answer
117 views

ffmpeg Color conversion - 709 to 601

I am downscaling an HD movie from 1920x1080 to 720x576 and want to make sure the color conversion is done correctly, which with my current settings I am sure it is not. I am coming from an HD Prores ...
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Adobe Premiere Pro CC editing/playback performance

Dropped Frames and Latency Woes I recently switched from Final Cut Pro X to Premiere Pro, and I've run into a performance issue. To be clear, I've seen several questions about Premiere's rendering ...
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Darwin Streaming Server 6.0.3 won't send Closed Caption track

I can get the captions if I stream the Quicktime file through a link on my webserver, but if I try to stream the file via Darwin Streaming Server, the audio and video come through, but no captions. ...
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Non-hacked GH2 compared to modern cameras

Im choosing my first camera for video. As used GH2 costs like modern samsung nx3000, sony a5000/5100, nikon 1 how does it compare to these in terms of dynamic range, color rendition, room for ...
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Split subtitles to line up ends of files?

I'm on a windows PC and have two files of a movie that's been split into those two pieces. I also have a subtitle file, but it's in one whole piece. Is there a way, using Subtitle Workshop(what I have ...
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0answers
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Capturing VHS tapes

I bought a Video-2-PC DIY Video Capture Kit which includes a copy of ArcSoft Showbiz 3.5, which I found to be too restrictive and low quality, and VirtualDub 1.9.11.0, which I eventually got to grips ...
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Why does parameter round in ffmpeg's cropdetect default to 16?

I have been experimenting with some ffmpeg options and I could not figure out, why the resulting files had been in a format I did not want. After further combing through the man pages, I realized that ...
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1answer
28 views

Looking for a Video Program/Feature that allows smooth frame-to-frame skipping (when moving progress bar)

Does anyone know of a program, or feature in VLC, that allows you to skip smoothly from frame to frame when dragging the progress bar? Right now, when I drag it in VLC, it jumps several frames.
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Sync up ffmpeg `rawvideo` recording and Audacity ALSA recording

I am attempting to transfer some Video 8 tapes to my computer with ffmpeg and Audacity. ffmpeg captures a rawvideo stream from an EasyCap dongle, and Audacity records from the line-in audio jack. ...
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2answers
62 views

Little skip in webm videos joined with mkvmerge

I've donwloaded some youtube videos that I want to join. I joined them with mkvmerge, but in the joined video, there are ~5 seconds skips (in VLC the second counter stops and then jumps 5 seconds) at ...
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Ingesting professional sony beta and sx tape into iMac thru Canopus ADVC 110

I'm trying to capture sony beta and sx tape into my iMac. I know I need a device between the deck and computer. I believe that device is the Canopus ADVC 110 converter (have yet to purchase this.) ...
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5answers
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How can I find duplicate videos from a large set of videos of varying formats?

After losing a backup device with a bunch of my original videos I've had to download a large number of them (~300) back from Youtube. The new downloads are a mix of MP4 and FLV, and the originals are ...
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How to color grade video from a GoPro and a GH2 using FCPX

I need to color grade some footage from a Panasonic GH2 and some GoPro cameras. The GH2 has realistic colors, perhaps with a slight green tint. The GoPro has oversaturated colors. The result of color ...
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2answers
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Why does premiere perform so badly when it shouldn't?

In this screenshot you can see it using 20 gigs of ram, without using any gpu or cpu, while the render window being open for 5 minutes without any progress. Gpu cuda setting is enabled, 3 gigs are ...

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